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Experts say US hospitals are prone to cyberattacks

In the wake of a debilitating cyberattack against one of the nation's largest health care systems, Marvin Ruckle, a nurse at an Ascension hospital in Wichita, Kansas, said he had a frightening experience: He nearly gave a ...

Health

Video: Exercising with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

About 1 in 500 people have hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). It's a condition where the heart muscle becomes abnormally thick. HCM is one of the most common causes of sudden death among young athletes and otherwise healthy ...

Cardiology

Women's heart risk spikes after menopause, study shows

At first, no one thought Nina White had a heart attack. Every detail of that day 10 years ago, when she was just 51, is sharp in her memory. She thought the tightness in her chest was overexertion from multiple trips up the ...

Cardiology

What is hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a condition where the heart (cardio) muscle (myopathy) becomes thickened (hypertrophied). HCM is the most common type of genetic cardiomyopathy. Patients are born with a gene that makes ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Long COVID symptoms in children can vary by age

Symptoms associated with Long COVID in children differ based on the child's age, according to a nationwide, multi-site study. The research will be presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2024 Meeting, held May ...

Cardiology

Study finds ChatGPT fails at heart risk assessment

Despite ChatGPT's reported ability to pass medical exams, new research indicates it would be unwise to rely on it for some health assessments, such as whether a patient with chest pain needs to be hospitalized.

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Chest pain

In medicine, chest pain is a symptom of a number of serious conditions and is generally considered a medical emergency. Even though it may be determined that the chest pain is non-cardiac in origin, this is often a diagnosis of exclusion made after ruling out more serious causes of the pain.

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